Pennsylvania LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

PA LETRS Module 5, 2nd Ed.: Getting Up to Speed: Developing Fluency

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Session Dates

Monday March 09, 2015 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM - PaTTAN - King of Prussia

This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

Module 5 reviews the rational for a fluency component in lesson design. Participants learn and practice techniques for speed drills, repeated readings, simultaneous and alternate oral reading, calculating reading fluency, and charting the results of exercises. (Focus: Kindergarten through Second Grade; Remedial Instruction)


Module 5 Attendees will:

  • Understand the concepts of automaticity and reading fluency
  • Identify several common causes for dysfluency
  • Practice several strategies for fluency-building.

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

Target Audience

All participants are required to take Module 1 prior to participation in Modules 2 through 12.

Topics Covered: Literacy

PA LETRS Mod 1, 2nd Ed.: The Challenge of Learning to Read
Location: Penn State University - Harrisburg Campus
Registration: Open
Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this training. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or " Kapp email)"

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Delores Lawson
(800) 441-3215